April 13, 2012
Competition started Friday at the University of Georgia meet with three field events and four parts of the heptathlon. The meet will conclude tomorrow, and live results will be available here for the Spec Town Invite and here for the heptathlon.
Christina DeLakis provided the biggest highlight for the Golden Gophers today. The freshman recorded the best shot put throw for Minnesota this outdoor season. Her toss of 50 feet, 2 inches (15.29m) ranks eighth in school history. DeLakis finished fourth in the event.
DeAnne Hahn recorded one of her best-ever throws in the hammer, landing a toss of 194-09 (59.36m). For full Spec Towns Invitational results click here.
Jess Herauf and Nicole Murphey both started competition in the Bulldog Heptathlon. For standings, click here.
Tomorrow’s first event will be the javelin at 9:00 a.m. CT. For a full schedule, click here for Spec Towns and here for the heptathlon.
Two Local Meets Up Next For Gophers
Minnesota competes at the St. Thomas Tommie Twilight and the Hamline Meet of the Un-Saintly this week.
Gophers Wrap Up Four-Meet Week
The Minnesota women's track & field team competed at Drake, Kansas, and Macalester on Saturday.
Gophers Earn Five Top-Three Finishes
Patty O'Brien wins the 5,000m at the Kip Janvrin Invite to lead the Gophers on Friday.